Coming up as a new feature in Tungsten Replicator (and written by our replicator expert Stephane Giron) is the ability to provision a new database by using data from an existing database. This new feature comes in the form of a tool called the Parallel Extractor.
The principles are very simple. On the master side:
- Start the master replicator offline.
- Switch the replicator to the online provision state.
- The master replicator pulls the data out of the existing database and writes that information into the Transaction History Log (THL). At this point, the normal replicator thread is not extracting events …